BIOCHEMICAL SCIENCES INC SUB OF CURTIN MATHESON -- RED COUNTERSTAIN/IRON RETIC KITS -- -
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:RED COUNTERSTAIN/IRON RETIC KITS
MSDS Date:08/15/1997
FSC:NIIN:Submitter:F BT
Status Code:A
MSDS Number: CJFQF
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:BIOCHEMICAL SCIENCES INC SUB OF CURTIN MATHESON
Address:200 COMMODORE DR
City:SWEDESBORO
State:NJ
ZIP:08085-1256
Country:US
Info Phone Num:800-542-0294/609-467-1813
Emergency Phone Num:800-542-0294/609-467-1813
Chemtrec Ind/Phone:(800)424-9300
CAGE:0B0Y1
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:BIOCHEMICAL SCIENCES INC
Address:200 COMMODORE DRIVE
Box:City:SWEDESBORO
State:NJ
ZIP:08085
Country:US
Phone:800-524-0294
CAGE:0B0Y1

=============  Composition/Information on Ingredients  =============

Ingred Name:WATER
CAS:7732-18-5
RTECS #:ZC0110000
Fraction by Wt: BALANCE

Ingred Name:ALUMINUM SULFATE (AL2(SO4)3) HYDRATE (1:18)
CAS:7784-31-8
RTECS #:WS5697000
< Wt:5.

Ingred Name:NUCLEAR FAST RED
CAS:6409-77-4
Code:F
< Wt:1.

=====================  Hazards Identification  =====================

Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:YES  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:EYES & SKIN:  IRRITATION.  INGESTION: 
    MAY CAUSE IRRITATION OF DIGESTIVE TRACT.  LOW HAZARD FOR USUAL
    INDUSTRIAL HANDLING.  INHALATION:  MAY CAUSE RESPIRATORY TRACT
    IRRITATION.
Effects of Overexposure:IRRITATION OF SKIN & EYES.

=======================  First Aid Measures  =======================

First Aid:EYES:  FLUSH W/PLENTY OF WATER FOR AT LEAST 15 MINUTES,
    OCCASIONALLY LIFTING UPPER & LOWER LIDS.  SKIN:  RINSE AREA W/LARGE
    AMOUNTS OF WATER FOR AT LEAST 15 MINUTES.  INGESTION:  IF VICTIM IS
    CONSCIOU S & ALERT GIVE 2-4 CUPFULS OF MILK/WATER.	NEVER GIVE
    ANYTHING BY MOUTH TO AN UNCONSCIOUS PERSON.  INHALATION:  REMOVE
    FROM EXPOSURE TO FRESH AIR IMMEDIATELY. OBTAIN MEDICAL ATTENTION IN
    ALL CASES. NO TE TO PHYSICIAN:  TREAT SYMPTOMATICALLY &
    SUPPORTIVELY.

=====================  Fire Fighting Measures  =====================

Extinguishing Media:USE AGENT MOST APPROPRIATE TO EXTINGUISH FIRE.
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR A SCBA IN PRESSURE-DEMAND,
    MSHA/NIOSH(APPROVED/EQUIVALENT) & FULL PROTECTIVE GEAR.

==================  Accidental Release Measures  ==================

Spill Release Procedures:ABSORB W/INERT MATERIAL (E.G., DRY
    SAND/EARTH), THEN PLACE INTO A CHEMICAL WASTE CONTAINER.

======================	Handling and Storage  ======================

Handling and Storage Precautions:WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER HANDLING.  USE
    W/ADEQUATE VENTILATION.  AVOID CONTACT W/EYES, SKIN, & CLOTHING. 
    AVOID INGESTION & INHALATION.  STORE IN A TIGHLTY CLOSED CONTAINER.
     STORE IN A COOL, DRY, WELL-V ENTILATED AREA AWAY FROM INCOMPATIBLE
    SUBSTANCES.

=============  Exposure Controls/Personal Protection  =============

Respiratory Protection:FOLLOW OSHA RESPIRATOR REGULATIONS FOUND IN
    29CFR 1910.134.  ALWAYS USE A NIOSH-APPROVED RESPIRATOR WHEN
    NECESSARY.
Ventilation:ADEQUATE VENTILATION TO KEEP AIRBORNE CONCENTRATIONS LOW.
Protective Gloves:REQUIRED
Eye Protection:EYEGLASSES/CHEMICAL SAFETY GOGGLES.
Other Protective Equipment:WEAR APPROPRIATE GLOVES/CLOTHING TO PREVENT
    SKIN EXPOSURE.
Supplemental Safety and Health

==================  Physical/Chemical Properties  ==================

Appearance and Odor:RED LIQUID

=================  Stability and Reactivity Data  =================

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
Hazardous Decomposition Products:SULFUR OXIDES, INCLUDING SULFUR OXIDE
    & SULFUR DIOXIDE.

=====================  Ecological Information  =====================

Ecological:WATER HAZARD CLASS 1 (SELF-ASSESSMENT): SLIGHTLY HAZARDOUS
    FOR WATER. DO NOT ALLOW UNDILUTED PRODUCT OR LARGE QUANTITIES OF IT
    TO REACH GROUND WATER, WATER COURSE OR SEWAGE SYSTEM.

====================  Disposal Considerations  ====================

Waste Disposal Methods:DISPOSE OF IN ACCORDANCE W/LOCAL, STATE &
    FEDERAL REGULATIONS.

===================  MSDS Transport Information  ===================

Transport Information:DOT REGULATIONS: HAZARD CLASS: - .  LAND
    TRANSPORT ADR/RID (CROSS-BORDER): ADR/RID CLASS: - .  MARITIME
    TRANSPORT IMDG: IMDG CLASS: - . MARINE POLLUTANT: NO.  AIR
    TRANSPORT ICAO-TI AND IATA-DGR: ICAO/ IATA CLASS: - .

=====================  Regulatory Information  =====================

Federal Regulatory Information:PRODUCT RELATED HAZARD INFORMATIONS: THE
    PRODUCT HAS BEEN CLASSIFIED AND MARKED IN ACCORDANCE WITH
    DIRECTIVES ON HAZARDOUS MATERIALS.	HAZARD SYMBOLS: XN HARMFUL. 
    RISK PHRASES: 22  HARMFUL IF SWALLOW ED.  SAFETY PHRASES: 2 KEEP
    OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. 13 KEEP AWAY FROM FOOD, DRINK AND ANIMAL
    FEEDINGSTUFFS. 36 WEAR SUITABLE PROTECTIVE CLOTHING.  46 IF
    SWALLOWED, SEEK MEDICAL ADVICE IMMEDIATELY AN D SHOW THIS CONTAINER
    OR LABEL.  NATIONAL REGULATIONS: WATER HAZARD CLASS: WATER HAZARD
    CLASS 1 (SEL F ASSESSMENT): SLIGHTLY HAZARDOUS FOR WATER.
State Regulatory Information:WARNING: THIS PRODUCT IS KNOWN TO THE
    STATE OF CALIFORNIA TO CAUSE BIRTH DEFECTS, OR OTHER REPRODUCTIVE
    HARM.

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